State cancer patients have nowhere to turn, even if their cancer is treatable.
Scientists studied soldiers with PTSD and even children who'd witnessed a great tragedy. Did they unlock the secrets of resilience?
Bhojana Mathunywa was attacked by four men for bag of tobacco. Now, slowly but surely, this team of rural therapists is helping him recover the everyday skills he lost. (Dylan Bush, Bhekisisa)
Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.
Women in Somaliland are working together with an NGO to eliminate one of the most ancient and extreme practices of female genital mutilation.
Are faith-based NGOs breaking the law when they refuse to give women information on where to terminate their pregnancies?
Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
An eighth-grade teenager shows how funky and strong her fight against a four-letter word is. Mia Malan reports.
For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing.
Disease-spreading mozzies may be getting wise to our best defences, but science is fighting back.
With the severe effects of the habit on the unborn child now widely known, why do pregnant mothers refuse to give up?
Most of us would rather not know what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways.
When bringing a new life into the world risks taking another, even old traditions have to adopt new ways.
In rural Kenya, a group of strong-willed women is giving traumatised young runaways a second chance at life.
Water births are a growing phenomenon in South Africa and globally. But this birth method is controversial – scientific evidence is lacking.
Many diabetics are dependent on expensive blood sugar testing strips to stay alive. Most in South Africa can't afford it.